Board Governance

What To Do When The Board Needs To Terminate A Business Leader

What happens when a closely-held corporation faces the need to terminate its president who is also a significant shareholder, because he or she acted improperly?

A Practical Look At Director Liability Exposure

Recent high-profile controversies with governance implications raise the interest level on director liability risks. However, issues of liability exposure should be considered in the context of a broader scope of potential risks.

Corporate Governance: Lessons Learned From Uber’s Board

Uber’s recent corporate governance reforms should serve as “a cautionary tale” about giving super-voting shares to certain board members.

Activism’s New Paradigm

There has been a pronounced change on the part of shareholders—their makeup, tactics, goals and powers—a fact that every public company must pay close attention to today.

To Manage Cyber Risk, Boards Need More Insight

Cyber risk, which has always represented a significant area of enterprise risk, is finally being acknowledged as intersecting with other areas of the board’s oversight.

Board Under Siege: What Wells Fargo Did Right (And Wrong)

The real test for good governance occurs in the wake of a crisis.

Shareholder Engagement: A Balancing Act

Board members share whether their oversight responsibilities should mandate regular communication with shareholders.